The names and ages of female victims of sexual abuse are displayed on a length of fabric at a March4Justice rally at Treasury Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg The names and ages of female victims of sexual abuse are displayed on a length of fabric at a March4Justice rally at Treasury Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
The names and ages of female victims of sexual abuse are displayed on a length of fabric at a March4Justice rally at Treasury Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
Su-Lin Tan
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Opinion

Asian Angle by Su-Lin Tan

Australian ‘mateship’ is burying sexual violence against women

  • The #MeToo campaign didn’t take off in Australia as it did in the US due to harsh defamation laws and a system that has sold out on ethics
  • But Brittany Higgins’ case and separate allegations against Attorney General Christian Porter have given women a chance with #March4Justice

The names and ages of female victims of sexual abuse are displayed on a length of fabric at a March4Justice rally at Treasury Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg The names and ages of female victims of sexual abuse are displayed on a length of fabric at a March4Justice rally at Treasury Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
The names and ages of female victims of sexual abuse are displayed on a length of fabric at a March4Justice rally at Treasury Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
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Su-Lin Tan

Su-Lin Tan

Su-Lin Tan joined the Post in 2020 after the Australian Financial Review where she covered housing and commercial property, Asian business and street talk and investigations. She is a qualified accountant and worked in investment banking and funds management both in London and Sydney before becoming a journalist.